Shares of BlackBerry Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/202784246/composite BB -1.76% rose 2.28% to $10.78 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.97% rising 0.72% to 4,682.85 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.96% rising 0.50% to 36,100.31. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. BlackBerry Ltd. closed $17.99 short of its 52-week high ($28.77), which the company achieved on January 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/212513426/composite CRWD +1.65% rose 1.20% to $284.30, VMware Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209864107/composite VMW -0.40% rose 1.10% to $125.54, and Citrix Systems Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206700852/composite CTXS +3.66% rose 2.66% to $89.68. Trading volume (4.3 M) remained 5.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 9.6 M.